Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Events & News - August 3, 2010




AUGUST 3, 2010



Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.


Friday, August 6th

Service for Feast of the Transfiguration

Beech Cliff

Meet at St. John's before 9:00 a.m. (carpooling)

or be at Beech Mountain parking lot by 9:15 a.m.

We will hike up to Beech Cliff,

where we will gather at an open place overlooking Echo Lake.


Pentecost 11, Sunday, August 8th

8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the Lake, Seal Cove

10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor

The Rev. Michael Wheeler and The Rev. Jeffrey Lewis


Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24; Genesis 15:1-6; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40


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Farmer's Market – will be in St. John's parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.


Love Letters, a play by A.R. Gurney, will be performed by Chloe Hatcher and Phil Fox on Sunday, August 8th and Wednesday, August 11th at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's. Tickets ($15 each) are available at the church office, the Lilac Lily or at the door. Proceeds will benefit the church's Capital Campaign.


The Bayside Stompers will play their annual Dixieland Jazz Church Service on Saturday, August 7th at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 8th at 10:30 a.m. at the Somesville Union Meeting House.


Free Ice Cream Socials hosted by St. Mary & St. Jude Church in front of the firehouse in Northeast Harbor every Thursday through the summer from 4-5 pm. Donations are welcome to help support the Food Pantry on MDI. Ice Cream and cones are generously donated by The Docksider.


Island Connections is in dire need of volunteer drivers. The demand for rides for medical appointments, errands, shopping for food, etc. has increased by 37% over the past year.  They are in need of help to keep up with the demand.  If you can help, even once a week, please call Island Connections at 288-4457. Gas cards are available if you are willing to make a trip off island.


Summer Organ Series - Fridays at St. Savior's from 12:15-1:00 pm. These concerts are made possible by the St. Saviour's Friends of Music and will be followed by refreshments and tours of the historic building.  Admission is by donation.

The line-up of notable artists is:

August 6:  Kevin Birch, Director of Music, St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor.

August 13: Ray Cornils, Portland Municipal Organist and Director of Music, First Parish Church, Brunswick. In recognition of Friday the 13th Mr. Cornils will be performing Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.

August 20:  Ann Sears (piano), Professor of Music at Wheaton College, with Marcella Calabi, soprano, and William Myers, 'cello.  This recital will be a celebration of 19th century German romanticism.

August 27:  Julia Morris-Myers, Organist and Choirmaster, St. Saviour's.


The 9th Annual Carol Dyer Memorial Luminaria Evening will be held on Saturday, August 7 from 7 – 10 pm on the Bar Harbor Village Green. The evening, which benefits the American Cancer Society, is a celebration of those whose lives have been touched by cancer. The event begins with the lining of the walkways of the Village Green with luminary candles honoring and memorializing loved ones who have had cancer. Music is provided throughout the evening by local musicians Chuck Donnelly and Emma Walsh.  The names of all those  represented by luminaries are read throughout the evening. Volunteers are welcome to help. FMI Contact Gail Leiser 288-9083 or gail.leiser@gmail.com. Donation forms are on the table in the Narthex.


US Deaths in Iraq (as reported by the Department of Defense) from July 14-29, 2010: Michael L. Runyan, age 24; in Afghanistan: Christopher T. Stout, 34; John H. Jarrell, 32; Lestor M. Winters, 30; Dave M. Santos, 21; Justus S. Bartelt, 27; Jesse R. Tilton, 23; David Thomas Crookes, 26; Matthew W. Weikert, 29; Justin B. Allen, 23; Anibal Santiago, 37; Christopher L. Eastman, 28; Joe L. Wrightsman, 23; Paul L. Miller, 22; Brian F. Piercy, 27; Julio Vargas, 23; Mario D. Carazo, 41; James M. Weis, 27; James J. Oquin, 20; Justin McNeley, 30; Jared Newlove, 25; Andrew Hand, 25; Joseph A. Bauer, 27; Daniel Lim, 23; Conrad A. Mora, 24; Frederik E. Vazquez, 20; Abram L. Howard; Shane R. Martin, 23; Kyle R. Warren, 28; Jason E. Holbrook, 28.


The church office will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).